The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Project Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 101 124 118
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Median daily rate £465 £233 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -61.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £140 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1824 2198 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.93% 82.51% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1212 1042
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Agile Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Project Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 10 £492 -
Shropshire +24 2 £413 +194.64%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Agile Project Management
England

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 24 (100.00%) Project Management
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) User Stories
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) Case Management
3 6 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Confluence
6 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Middleware
7 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (4.17%) VersionOne
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (41.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 10 (41.67%) Senior Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Digital Product Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Product Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) User Stories
3 6 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Case Management
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft